Sophos named Security Vendor of the Year at SC Magazine Awards 2009

April 29, 2009 Sophos Press Release

Sophos won SC Awards for Security Vendor of the Year and Best Anti-Malware solution
Sophos was named Security Vendor of the Year and Best Anti-Malware Solution at the SC Magazine Awards

IT security and control firm Sophos today announced that is has been named Security Vendor of the Year at the SC Magazine Awards 2009 Europe. Sophos Endpoint Security and Control 8.0 also picked up the award for Best Anti-Malware Solution, and was highly commended in the Best Enterprise Security Solution category.

The awards were held at the Hurlingham Club in London last night and honoured cutting edge ideas and smarter thinking. Judges included the SC Magazine editorial team and information security representatives at Deloitte and KPMG among others.

In the Security Vendor of the Year category, Sophos beat off competition from Qualys, McAfee and MessageLabs, while other contenders for Best Anti-Malware included ESET, Kaspersky Lab, MessageLabs, Finjan, IBM and Intego.

"We're delighted to be named Security Vendor of the Year, and to also win Best Anti-Malware Solution with our flagship product, Sophos Endpoint Security and Control, really reinforces our position in the market," said Jonathan Hughes, vice president Sophos UK. "We're committed to helping our customers fight all threats and by continuing to integrate new technologies into our product portfolio, we're able to secure all vectors of attack."

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